Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay achieves high level of veterinary excellence
LAKEWOOD, Colo. - Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital's patient care. practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service.
Unlike human hospitals, not all animal hospitals are required to be accredited.
Accredited hospitals are the only hospitals that choose to be evaluated on approximately 900 quality standards that go above and beyond basic state and provincial regulations, ranging from patient care and pain management to staff training and advanced diagnostic services. AAHA - accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary medicine. AAHA standards are continuously reviewed and updated to keep accredited practices on the cutting edge of veterinary excellence.
"I would like to congratulate Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Ban on vigilantly keeping up with advancements in veterinary medicine and adhering to the Association's high standards," said Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP, AAHA chief executive officer. "They are clearly committed to doing their very best as evidenced by the hard work and effort they put into this voluntary process."
Pet owners look for AAHA - accredited hospitals because they value their pet's health and trust the consistent, expert care provided by the entire health care team. At AAHA - accredited practices, pet owners can expect to receive the highest quality care from well-trained, professional veterinary teams.
Only the top small animal hospitals in the United States and Canada have achieved accreditation by the Association. To maintain accredited status, Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay must continue to be evaluated regularly by AAHA.
Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay, located at 130 South Madison in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin can be reached at 920-743-2628 or online at www.animalclinicofsturgeonbay.com.
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AAHA is the only organization in the United States and Canada that accredits companion animal hospitals based on standards that go above and beyond state regulations. The Association is an international organization comprised of more than 45,000 veterinary professionals who are committed to excellence in companion animal care. Established in 1933, the Association is well-known among veterinarians for its leadership in the profession, high standards for veterinary practices and pet health care, and most importantly, its accreditation of companion-animal practices.
The AAFP Welcomes Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay to the Cat Friendly Practice Program
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has initiated a program to improve the health care and overall well-being of the growing feline population. A Cat Friendly Practice is committed to learning ways to make the visit more pleasant for your cats and to help you learn ways that you can contribute also. A Cat Friendly Practice has adapted an environment that is less stressful to cats and meets the cat’s unique needs. The staff at the practice is aware of ways they can interact and handle your cat so that examinations and procedures will be less stressful. A Cat Friendly Practice also values your contribution to your cat’s healthcare plan and will make every effort to help you understand your cats’ needs and help you learn what you can do at home to ensure that they get the care they need. The Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay is proud to announce that it is recognized by the AAFP as a Cat Friendly Practice.
“There is a tremendous recognition that while cats are the largest percentage of companion animals in homes, their wellness visits and other types of veterinary care are much lower than for dogs,” said Dr. Elizabeth J. Colleran, AAFP Past-president. The association pioneered the Cat Friendly Practice program to provide a framework for creating a positive practice environment for cats, including medical care that supports the cat’s unique needs, and knowledgeable staff members who understand feline friendly handling. The Cat Friendly Practice program was created to improve the treatment, handling and overall healthcare of cats. Its purpose is to equip veterinary practices with the tools, resources and information to elevate the standard of care for cats.
For more information about Animal Clinic of Sturgeon Bay, visit animalclinicofsturgeonbay.com or call 743-2628.